Looking Back: Nov. 16, 2022

A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

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50 years ago, Nov. 16, 1972

Photo: Nisswa School Principal Bob Hurst poses next to the two bucks he took near Hackensack.

The Pequot Lakes High School production of “I’d Rather Be Young” runs at the same time as Pine River High School’s production of “The Mouse that Roared.”

40 years ago, Nov. 18, 1982

A recount takes place in Breezy Point at the request of council candidate Dan Kavanaugh after the original tally shows him losing by three votes. The recount confirmed the original tally.


25 years ago, Nov. 20, 1997

A Crow Wing County housing survey expects the Whitefish area’s population to rise to 4,000 in the next six years.

Patriot football players Eli Loven, Justin Durham, Jesse Edgerton and Ben Minerich are named to the All-Conference Team.

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10 years ago, Nov. 15, 2012

Pequot Lakes Superintendent Rick Linnell announces his plan to resign from his position at the end of the school year.

Soon Beavers of Breezy Point folds 1,000 paper cranes and presents them to the Breezy Point Police Department. Korean legend says a person who folds 1,000 cranes can make a wish, most often about peace, health or luck.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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